Tuesday, February 7, 2017
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles head to Savage Arena to take on the Toledo Rockets on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has Toledo as 1 point favorites.
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The Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 13-10 and a road record of 4-7. They are 8-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-8. The Rockets have an overall record of 11-12 and a home record of 8-2. They have an over/under record of 14-7 and they are 10-11 against the spread.
Willie Mangum comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 25.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Eagles. He pulls down 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. James Thompson IV averages 14.5 points per game in 29.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 10.8 rebounds per game for Eastern Michigan. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
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Jonathan Williams averages 20.6 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest this year for the Rockets. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Steve Taylor averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per contest. He also averages 12.5 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 50%.
Eastern Michigan averages 75.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 110th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 204th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 271st in the country. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game which ranks them 172nd and 163rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 176th with 13.3 per game. The Eagles allow 74.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 229th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 124th and 80th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 242nd and they give up 15.6 assists per contest which puts them in 318th place in the country. They force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in Division 1.
Toledo averages 81.1 points per game this year which ranks them 31st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 32nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 106th in the nation. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per contest which ranks them 113th and 58th respectively. In the turnover department the Rockets rank 226th with 13.8 per game. The Rockets allow 80.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 321st in the country. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 333rd and 126th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 121st and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 175th place in the nation. The Rockets force 11 turnovers per game which ranks them 325th in college basketball.
The Eagles average 71.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 69 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -0.3 per contest. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 108.5 and they assist on 49.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Eastern Michigan turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 14.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.4%. The Eagles give up 74.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Rockets score 82.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 84 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -2.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10.6 points per game. The Rockets have a rating on offense of 110.8 and 55.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Toledo turns it over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 5.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.6%. The Rockets give up 71.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 86.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 8-8 against the spread
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 8-8 against the over/under
Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 10-11 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 14-7 against the over/under
Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Toledo Rockets Injuries
12/02/16 G Daniel Dzierzawski Dismissed dismissed from team
01/09/17 C Zach Garber Foot expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Toledo -1
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